At the CK Birla Hospital, we offer a tailor-made approach for the timely detection and management of a wide range of allergies. We partner with you in your care plan and design unique protocols to help you identify your triggers and cope with your symptoms in an effective manner.
Your immune system is responsible for producing antibodies to help fight infections and protect you from harmful foreign substances. Sometimes, your immune system creates antibodies that consider a particular substance as harmful even when it is not. This condition causes allergies.
Common foreign substances that your immune system may consider as harmful allergen includes pollen, pet dander and bee venom.
There are several different types of allergies and the severity of each allergy differ from person to person. Hence, there are no fixed group of symptoms. Different allergies affect different parts of your body and display varying symptoms such as:
Hay fever symptoms
- Itching of the nose, eyes or roof of the mouth
- Runny and stuffed nose
Food allergy symptoms
- A tingling sensation in the mouth
- Swelling of the facial features and throat
- Anaphylaxis ( a life-threatening medical emergency)
Insect sting allergy symptoms
- Tightness in the chest tightness
- Shortness of breath
Drug allergy symptoms
- Skin itching and rashes
- Facial swelling
Common allergy trigger includes pollen, animal dander, dust mites, molds, certain foods like peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, eggs and milk and sting from an insect such as a bee or wasp.
Your healthcare provider will develop a personalised plan for your to treat your allergies. He/she will you to identify your triggers and ways to avoid them. Your treatment protocol may also include medication and immunotherapy to help boost your immune system.
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Your doctor may perform a physical exam, analyse your dietary intake and lifestyle habits and order tests such as blood tests and skin tests.
Common complications include anaphylaxis, asthma and sinusitis.
You can prevent allergies by avoiding your triggers and maintaining a log of your symptoms and allergens.